- The list below includes 650 free or cheap things to do in or near Waltham, Massachusetts, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Comedy Clubs, Movie Theaters and Other Entertainment.
- From Prospect Hill Park to Riverwalk Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Waltham and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Salem.
The Air Line State Park Trail offers biking, hiking, cross country skiing, and horseback riding opportunities. The trail, which is named for an imaginary 'line' from New York to Boston, was previously a heavily-traveled railroad line.
Located along the water, Warwick City Park can be used for swimming, baseball, basketball, hiking, biking and bird watching. The park provides beach access, a children's playground, three miles of paved trails, a dog park and picnic areas.
More mansion than true cottage, Roseland Cottage is an elegant Gothic Revival-style home in Woodstock, Connecticut. It features a formal garden, Victorian furnishings, opulent textiles and a bevy of antique dining ware.
Known as downtown Warwick or central Warwick is the Apponaug Village. The village consists of a police and fire headquarters, public library, a museum, a post office and other various municipal buildings, making it a bustling area in the city of Warwick.
The Warwick Museum of Art features an art gallery with six-to-eight week rotating exhibits and a stage for theatrical performances. The location also hosts children's camps and art classes for those who wish to improve their skills.
Charmingfare Farm houses a zoo with agricultural animals and North American wildlife, including black bears, wildcats and reindeer. Explore the grounds on a horse-drawn hay or carriage ride, or a winter sleigh ride, learn about farm life at the Dairy Discovery Barn, or hike the site with a llama companion.
A family owned and operated business, Buckley Family Archery, LLC is an archery shop and range that offers 14 shooting lanes with Bulldog Targets. The business also hosts tournaments, offers archery lessons, and repairs equipment.